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Free chunky knit blanket knitting pattern made with affordable jumbo yarn!

I adore the chunky throws made with roving yarn in fancy magazines and in pretty Instagram photos. They’re so beautiful… and expensive. I’ve been looking for a more affordable alternative. I finally found it!

I like to use this throw blanket as a meditation cushion too. I have hardwood floors, which are not known for their warmth or coziness. The first time I sat on this throw to meditate my body sighed with relief. It kept me warm, even though the floor was cold, and it was so comfy, my ankles thanked me.

This was a great project to give my hands a break from thinner yarn, but keep them busy while knitflixing. I paced myself and knit 1 skein a day, so it took me 5 days to complete.

About:

  • Available Sizes: One
  • Size: Throw Blanket
  • Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
  • Pattern Language: English
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Techniques:

  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
  • Knit & Purl Stitches
  • Clean Edge

Materials:

  • Yarn Weight: Jumbo
  • Yardage: 135 – 145 yards {123 – 132 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Red Heart Irresistible
  • Needle Size: US 50 {25mm} Knitting Needles with a 24″ {60cm} Cable

Alternative Yarn:

Mainstays Chenille Chunky Yarn is a great alternative to roving wool.

Details:

  • Measurements: 41 1/2″ x 46″ {105cm x 117cm}
  • Gauge: 3 3/4 STS & 4 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Notes:

  • Not reversible
  • CO edge is the width
  • Knit using the seed & stockinette knit stitches
  • Knit flat, back & forth, on circular needles
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of CO stitches

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 29 STS
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  • Top Border:
  • Row 1 {WS}: WYIF S1PW *K1, P1* K1, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 2 {RS}: K1TBL *K1, P1* K1, K1TBL
  • Row 3 {WS}: Repeat row 1
  • Row 4 {RS}: Repeat row 2
  • Row 5 {WS}: Repeat row 1
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  • Middle:
  • Row 6 {RS}: K1TBL, [K1, P1 twice], Knit until the last 5 STS, [P1, K1 twice], K1TBL
  • Row 7 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, [K1, P1 twice], Purl until the last 5 STS, [P1, K1 twice], WYIF S1PW
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  • Repeat rows 6-7 for 37 rows, approx 42″ from CO edge, or desired length.
  • Repeat row 6 one more time.
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  • Bottom Border:
  • 1 {WS}: WYIF S1PW *K1, P1* K1, WYIF S1PW
  • 2 {RS}: K1TBL *K1, P1* K1, K1TBL
  • 3 {WS}: Repeat Row 1
  • 4 {RS}: Repeat Row 2
  • 5 {WS}: BO in the Row 1 pattern
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  • Weave in the ends.
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  • Block, if desired.

Abbreviations:

  • * – * – repeat between *
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • RS – right side
  • S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise
  • STS – stitches
  • WS – wrong side
  • WYIF – with yarn in front

Gauge:

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SNUGGLED UP : Chunky Throw Blanket Knitting Pattern

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